Category Archives: France

France Allows Private Security Companies to Protect its Shipping Fleet

[Translate] France Allows Private Security Companies to Protect its Shipping Fleet By Charles Kennedy | Tue, 03 December 2013 22:32 | 0 Piracy around the coast of Africa, particularly off Somalia and in the Gulf of Guinea, is a threat … Continue reading

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France to Allow Private Security on Ships

[Translate] December 03, 2013 France to Allow Private Security on Ships By MarEx France is to allow private armed guards to protect its shipping fleet against pirates, the government said on Tuesday.   France is one of the main contributors to an … Continue reading

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Contractor from Stafford dies in Afghan blast

[Translate] May 23rd, 2013, 8:14 pm Contractor from Stafford dies in Afghan blast By RUSTY DENNEN / THE FREE LANCE–STAR Dying alongside American troops in Afghanistan are civilian contractors who also work in the country’s most dangerous spots. The family … Continue reading

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CACI-Wexford Group Internationalawarded a $17,918,192 contract

[Translate] Contracts for March 19, 2013 03/19/2013 05:04 PM CDT JOINT IMPROVISED EXPLOSIVE DEVICE DEFEAT ORGANIZATION CACI-Wexford Group International, of Vienna, Va., (HQ0682-13-C-0004) is being awarded a $17,918,192 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Joint Expeditionary Team Counter-IED (C-IED) operational support services.  The … Continue reading

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U.S. Senators Introduce Wartime Contracting Legislation that Could Save Taxpayers Billions

[Translate] U.S. Senators Introduce Wartime Contracting Legislation that Could Save Taxpayers Billions 09:37 GMT, March 2, 2012 Senators Claire McCaskill (D-MO) and Jim Webb (D-VA) have introduced the Comprehensive Contingency Contracting Reform Act of 2012 (S. 2139), a bill that … Continue reading

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